Abbott PLC is a global healthcare company that conducts innovative research and manufactures products for human health.
The Senior Management Forum 2010 met with performance coach Jamil Qureshi and then listened to a performance of Mozart's "Haffner" Symphony conducted by Dominic Alldis. It was followed by a discussion about communication, listening, trust and leadership within orchestras and business organisations.
AbbVie is a global pharmaceutical company delivering medical products to people around the world. Innovation is the cornerstone of their business, as they focus on developing new medicines, particularly in areas where there is significant need, such as hepatitis C, cancer treatment and women’s health.
For their Annual Conference in Chicago last week, they invited Music & Management to talk about inclusive leadership, team engagement and corporate alignment using the metaphor of music. The event featured a live band from Chicago’s vibrant jazz scene.
Accenture is one of the world’s largest consulting firms. Their clients include 96 of the Fortune Global 100 and more than three quarters of the Fortune Global 500.
In 2009, Music & Management was invited to deliver a presentation about jazz and innovation for their Senior Leadership Development Programme in conjunction with the Institute of Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne, Switzerland.
ArjoHuntleigh is a global medical technology company serving the needs of acute and long-term care.
In 2015 they invited Music & Management to present The Orchestra Experience for their top 100 senior executives at their annual conference in Vienna. Dominic Alldis conducted the Reconsil Sinfonietta in a performance of Mozart's "Jupiter" Symphony. This was followed by a discussion about leadership, teamwork and innovation within music and business.
ARUP is a global firm of designers, engineers, planners and business consultants.
The senior management team for ARUP Europe asked Music & Management to provide a dinner presentation that interspersed dinner courses with a ‘musical interlude’. Each interlude provided a musical metaphor for a contemporary business concern: including leadership, teamwork and creativity. The evening also featured a live jazz band.
Barclays Bank is the world's seventh largest bank and headquartered in London.
As part of their 2014 leadership development program they invited a select group of senior executives to attend a lunchtime jazz concert by the Dominic Alldis Trio. This was followed by an interactive discussion & workshop about jazz and innovation, embracing change, accommodating risk, building trust and sharing responsibility.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the world's oldest national broadcasting organization and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with over 20,000 staff of whom 16,000 are in public sector broadcasting.
In 2003, Music & Management was asked to provide a creativity workshop with percussion instruments for a senior leadership team at Broadcasting House. The session explored the importance of listening and building trust, as well as risk-taking as part of creative teamwork.
Groupe Bel is a multinational cheese marketer centred in France.
During 2011-14, they invited Music & Management to provide a series of afternoon drumming workshops at the Chateau Ronqueux near Paris. The session was delivered in French to the Board of Groupe Bel and senior management. It featured live musicians from the Paris jazz scene.
In 1981, Meredith Belbin published a seminal book "Management Teams - why they succeed or fail".
Belbin Ltd. now promotes and develops Team Role theory, enabling individuals and teams to work with greater self-knowledge and understanding. In 2008, they invited Dominic Alldis as keynote speaker for their bi-annual conference in Cambridge.
Booz Allen Hamilton is at the forefront of international consulting, providing a broad range of services in strategy, operations, information technology and program management.
In 2009, Dominic Alldis delivered a keynote speech to 300 partners and Vice Presidents at their Annual Partners Conference in Washington DC. The theme was “Jazz as a Metaphor for Change, Collaboration and Innovation” and provided delegates with a useful paradigm for a range of strategic concerns. The engagement was arranged by the London Speaker Bureau.
CA Technologies is a Fortune 500 company and one of the largest independent software corporations in the world.
In 2013 "CA" invited Dominic Alldis to address their Annual Conference in Berlin. He spoke about leadership, collaboration and improvisation within the world of music and performed with a live jazz band. The event was organised by JLA Speaker Bureau.
Cartier was founded in 1847 by Louis-François Cartier in Paris, France. The company designs, manufactures and sells luxury jewellery and watches.
In 2004, Cartier invited Dominic Alldis to meet senior managers and discuss the parallels between leading a musical ensemble and managing a boutique. The participants heard a live piano performance and engaged in an interactive discussion. The event was organised by AC3 Formation (Paris).
The Central Bank of Malaysia was established in 1959 to issue currency and regulate Malaysia's financial institutions.
In 2015 Dominic Alldis was invited to Kuala Lumpur to address their 200 top managers. The event was attended by Dr Tan Sri Aziz, Governor of the Central Bank of Malaysia and Chairman of the Asian Institute of Finance.
The Coca-Cola Company is a global leader in the beverage industry. It offers hundreds of brands, including soft drinks, fruit juices, sports drinks and other beverages.
For their 2015 EMEA conference in Warsaw they invited Dominic Alldis as their keynote speaker to relate the world of music to Coke’s enduring legacy and it’s ability to reinvent itself for new generations.
Columbia Business School has worked with Music & Management since 2007, engaging them to provide the orchestra experience for their Senior Executive Development Program.
Participants are drawn from a wide range of companies, including Deutsche Bank, Boeing Corporation and Namura Bank. A classical piece is played by the Chelsea Symphony of New York followed by in an interactive discussion about leadership, teamwork and integrity in business today.
Credit Suisse engaged Music & Management in 2006 to present the Orchestra Experience at their headquarters in London.
100 senior managers from Mergers & Acquisitions listened to an orchestra play excerpts from Mozart's 29th Symphony and then observed the impact of contrasting leadership styles, non-verbal communication and collaboration producing exceptional musical results.
Crowe Horwath International is one of the world's leading global professional services organizations with 140 independent member and correspondent firms with offices in 87 countries.
In 2008 Dominic Alldis was invited to be the after-dinner speaker at their annual conference at Grosvenor House in London. The event was entitled "Innovation: Encouraging & Controlling It" and featured live musicians from London's vibrant jazz scene.
Deutsche Bank employs more than 70,000 people worldwide and is ranked as one of the largest investment banks in the world.
Since 2007, Columbia Business School have engaged Music & Management to provide the orchestra experiences for Deutsche Bank’s newly appointed managers. Attendees listen to excerpts of a classical masterpiece played by the Chelsea Symphony of New York and engage in an interactive discussion about leadership, teamwork and integrity in the workplace.
Diageo is the world's largest producer of spirits and a major producer of beer and wine.
In 2001 they asked Dominic Alldis to create a series of interactive percussion workshops for senior managers culminating in a summit in South Africa. At each event, participants were asked to form "bands" and given 30 minutes to produce a one-minute piece of music. This teambuilding exercise highlighted the need for rapid skill acquisition, risk-taking, creativity, synergy, time management, preparation and performance.
Parfums Christian Dior produces some of the world's most successful brands including 'Miss Dior' and 'J'adore'. Creators of perfume use musical terminology when composing new fragrances (top note, mid note, bass note, chords).
For their 2015 Conference entitled 'The Sound of Fragrance', they invited Music & Management to produce an event that explored the links between the making of music and perfume.
DSM is a Dutch multinational active in the fields of health, nutrition and materials. Headquartered in Heerlen, it employs over 20,00 people in 50 countries.
For the 2016 DSM Finance Conference, they invited Dominic Alldis and Music & Management to deliver a presentation about team dynamics, innovation and leadership in music. It featured three major jazz artists: John Goldsby (bass), Hans Dekker (drums) and Karolina Strassmayer (saxophone). The engagement was arranged by Speakers Associates (UK).
EADS is Europe's largest aeronautic company and maker of the new Airbus A380, the largest passenger aircraft in the world.
In 2006, Music & Management provided two afternoon percussion workshops at the EADS Academy near Bordeaux. This was followed an evening presentation about playing in orchestras and jazz bands. It was attended by senior executives from across France, Germany, Holland and the UK.
eBay provides consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales services via the internet.
Leadership eBay was set up to provide leadership, teambuilding and creativity programs for senior management at eBay and Paypal. Music & Management have been a key part of their strategy, presenting the Orchestra Experience between 2005 and 2013.
Egon Zehnder is one of the world's top five top global executive search firms.
From 2011-14 they invited Music & Management to provide the Fusion Experience at their annual Partners' Meetings in the Museé Jacquemart André in Paris. Each session comprised a performance and subsequent improvisation on the music of a famous composer (Ravel, Satie and Chopin...). This was followed by a discussion about storytelling and legacy in both music and business.
The English College in Valladolid was founded in 1589 for the training of Catholic priests for the English and Welsh Mission.
In 2006 the college organized a conference of bishops and cardinals entitled "Leadership in the Catholic Church". They asked Dominic Alldis, together with the Pavao Quartet and three jazz musicians from London, to lead an evening discussion and performance about leadership and communication in classical music and jazz. The event was introduced by the Head of the Catholic Church in England & Wales, Cardinal Murphy O’Connor.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) is the European Union's nonprofit long-term lending institution. As the world's largest multilateral borrower and lender by volume, it provides finance and expertise for sound and sustainable investment projects which contribute to furthering EU policy objectives.
In September 2016 the Finance Directorate invited Dominic Alldis to be the keynote speaker at La Philharmonie in Luxembourg. The session focused on the need for collaboration and transparency to faciltate open communication and trust.
EY (Ernst & Young) is the third largest financial services firm in the world and one of the 'big four' audit firms.
In 2014 they invited Dominic Alldis to be the closing keynote speaker for their Global New Partners Meeting in Istanbul. An audience of 1400 people (700 new partners & spouses) heard Dominic speak about leadership, collaboration and innovation in music and business.
Ferring is a biopharmaceutical company dedicated to the development of innovative treatments for reproductive health, urology, gastroenterology, endocrinology and orthopaedics.
In 2011, they invited Dominic Alldis as keynote speaker for their Leaders Conference in Istanbul, followed by subsequent engagements for senior management in Malta and Paris. The engagement was arranged by Speakers Associates (UK).
GE (General Electric) is one of the world's largest companies.
In 2008, they invited Dominic Alldis to give a keynote speech to their Global Financial Services meeting in Brussels. Key themes included leadership, the pursuit of excellence and entrepreneurship in music and business.
Google is the second most valuable brand in the world. Its company mission statement is "to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful".
In 2011, Google invited Music & Management to provide the Orchestra Experience for 250 creators as part of their annual Learning & Development Summit.
GlaxoSmithKline is the world's third largest pharmaceutical company.
In 2011, GSK asked Dominic Alldis to be the guest speaker for a meeting of 200 business development professionals at their headquarters in London. Key themes were collaboration, open communication, trust and team support within a business environment.
Hahn Loeser is a Cleveland-based law firm. In 2013, they engaged Music & Management to create an event for a client appreciation evening.
The Fusion Experience brought together the Cavani String quartet and the Rich Shanklin Jazz Quartet of Cleveland to explore the metaphor of cultural difference, shared responsibility, technical precision, creativity and collaboration in music and business.
Hammerson PLC is a leading European real estate company developing and managing prime shopping centres, retail parks and offices.
For their 2011 Annual Conference in London, they invited Dominic Alldis as their keynote speaker to talk about music and leadership, creativity and collaboration.
Kimberly-Clark Corporation is an American personal care corporation that produces mostly paper-based consumer products. Brand names include Kleenex, Cottonelle, Scott and Andrex, KimWipes scientific cleaning wipes, and Huggies disposable diapers.
In May 2016 they invited Dominic Alldis and Music & Management to provide the Orchestra Experience to 650 of their senior executives in Dallas, Texas. The delegates heard The Plano Symphony Orchestra perform excerpts of Beethoven’s First symphony and a presentation about cooperation, preparation and execution in music and business.
Kingfisher PLC is a UK-based international retailer. Its brands include B&Q in the UK, as well as Costorama and Brico Depot in Europe.
In 2010, CEO SIr Ian Cheshire invited Dominic Alldis to conduct the Barcelona Sinfonietta in Mozart's Haffner Symphony in the Chateau Codorniu at the Kingfisher Leadership Conference in Barcelona. This was followed by a Q&A about leadership, collaboration and the pursuit of excellence in music and business.
The Leading Edge Partnership was established to encourage secondary schools in England to work in partnership to solve some of the most intractable problems in education.
Their Annual Conference provides an opportunity for head teachers and senior leaders to share interesting work that is going on within the network. In 2015, they invited Dominic Alldis to be their keynote speaker. Key topics included leadership, collaboration and listening in music and education.
Life Technologies is an American biotechnology company providing products and services in the fields of scientific research, genetic analysis and applied sciences.
The purpose of their 2013 Conference in Rome was to encourage senior management to think differently and embrace with The Art of Leadership. Dominic Alldis spoke about leadership and the symphony orchestra, as well as jazz and improvisation. The engagement was arranged by The London Speaker Bureau.
London Business School was founded in 1964 and is one of the most prestigious business schools in the world.
In 2010 LBS asked Music & Management to provide a series of jazz events for their Senior Executive Development Program, focusing on the special skills required to be a successful jazz musician - flexibility, speed of response, improvising within minimal structures, alternating between 'soloing' and 'supporting' roles, accommodating of errors and rotating leadership.
Louis Vuitton Moët Hennessy is one of the world's largest luxury conglomerates comprising brands such as Givenchy, Veuve Clicquot, Tag Heuer and DFS.
In 2011, Music & Management was asked to provide the orchestral experience for worldwide HR Directors of LVMH at The Pavillon Royale in Paris. Dominic Alldis conducted Paris Virtuosi in excerpts of Beethoven's 1st Symphony and discussed leadership, communication and creativity in music and business.
Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company and part of the Maersk Group, a global conglomerate operating in global trade, shipping and energy.
In 2013, they invited Dominic Alldis to be a guest speaker at their Annual Leadership Conference in Portugal. He spoke about leadership and orchestras, as well as jazz and innovation, and the remarkable ability of jazz musicians to reinvent themselves within the face of change. He was accompanied by three musicians from the Lisbon jazz scene.
Maybank is the largest bank and financial group in Malaysia, with significant operations in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.
In 2014, Dominic Alldis was invited to address their senior management about leadership, collaboration and creativity in music at their head offices in Kuala Lumpur. The visit was arranged by the London Speaker Bureau.
Morgan Stanley is one of the world's leading investment banks.
In 2008, they asked Music & Management to deliver the Orchestra Experience to board members hosted by CEO John Mack. This was followed by an event in New York for 230 newly-appointed Managing Directors. They listened to a performance of Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony and an interactive discussion about effective teamwork, integrity and inspirational leadership.
The South-African restaurant group Nando’s was founded in 1987 and now operates over 1000 outlets in 35 countries. In 2010 it was named “best big company to work for” by the Sunday Times.
For their 2014 Partners Conference in London, they invited Dominic Alldis to speak about preparation and performance, orchestras and jazz bands, culture and authentic leadership. He was accompanied by professional musicians from the London jazz scene. The engagement was arranged by Speakers Corner.
The National College for Teaching & Leadership is a British government-funded body offering head teachers, school leaders and senior children's services leaders opportunities for professional leadership development.
For their 2011 Annual Conference in Birmingham, they invited Dominic Alldis to give a keynote speech to 1500 delegates about leading an orchestra, as well as the flexibility and teamwork found within jazz.
Nestlé is the largest food company in the world, measured by revenues and other metrics. Cereal Partners Worldwide (CPW) is a joint venture which combines the expertise of two companies: Nestlé and General Mills. Established in 1990, CPW employs 4,600 people and makes many of the world’s most popular breakfast cereals.
For their 2017 Conference in Montreux entitled “Powering Possibilities with Purpose”, CPW invited Dominic Alldis as keynote speaker to speak about leading orchestras and playing jazz, relating it to business issues.
The National Health Service employs 1.6 million people with a budget of £137 billion. This makes it possible for UK residents not to be charged for most medical treatment.
In October 2015 NHS Hillingdon Trust invited Dominic Alldis to address senior consultants, managers and head nurses in a lecture about leadership, teamwork and creativity within the world of music. The event was organised by Speakers Associates.
Nokia Siemens Network is one of the largest telecommunications hardware, software and services companies in the world, employing more than 60,000 people in over 150 countries.
For their 2010 Conference in Budapest, they invited Dominic Alldis to give a keynote address about the music, listening and communication. He was accompanied by two local jazz musicians.
NovoNordisk is a multinational pharmaceutical company headquartered in Denmark. Key products include diabetes care medication and hormone replacement therapy. In 2017 they invited Music & Management to provide the Orchestra Experience for their leadership conference in Copenhagen.
Ogilvy & Mather is one of the largest marketing communications networks in the world, servicing multinational and local brands in all regions.
In 2007 they engaged Music & Management to provide a series of interactive percussion events in Thailand and India. The events featured local musicians in Bangkok, Chang Mai and Goa, drawing attention to the need for flexibility, speed and creativity in both jazz and marketing.
Oracle is the world's leading supplier of information management software, found in nearly every industry around the world and in 98 of the Fortune 100 companies.
In 2007 they asked Dominic Alldis to speak about jazz and team dynamics at a dinner for 50 European Directors at their Annual Conference in Geneva.
Petronas is an oil and gas company wholly owned by the Government of Malaysia, and is the 12th most profitable company in the world.
In 2015, they engaged Music & Management to present “The Fusion Experience". This cultural event comprised a string quartet and a jazz quartet, and considered the competing needs of reliability and hierarchy, as well as the autonomy and innovation needed within a thriving business.
Pfizer is the world's largest research-based pharmaceutical company.
In 2007 they invited Dominic Alldis to Athens to participate in a conference entitled “CV Health in Concert”, where senior cardiologists from around the world presented their latest research in the management of cardiovascular disease. The agenda included a series of "musical interludes", each addressing a key area of good medical practice, such as listening, analysis, communication, preparation and performance.
For the PIMS Forum 2005, Richmond Events engaged Music & Management to provide the jazz experience aboard the P&O cruise ship Oriana.
The three-day event brought together product and service providers and intermediaries from the financial services sector. Dominic Alldis led four one-hour presentations during the cruise, relating jazz to the ability to accommodate risk and uncertainty in a turbulent business environment.
PriceWaterhouseCoopers is the second largest financial service firm in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors along with Deloitte, EY and KPMG. They are headquartered in London with a network of firms in 157 countries, 743 locations and 223,468 people.
For their 2017 Partners Conference in London, the UK Head of Consulting invited Dominic Alldis of Music & Management to give a keynote speech about the essential qualities of an orchestral conductor, as well as the skills needed to thrive in the turbulent musical world of jazz.
Renault is an automotive group present in 118 countries. It has 130,000 employees who design, manufacture and market a wide range of vehicles.
Dominic Alldis was invited to address a senior management group at the Centre Europeen d’Education Permanente at Fontainebleau (CEDEP). He spoke about the role of the conductor, the artistry of a musician and the importance of preparation in both music and business. The presentation was delivered in French.
RESEO is an organisation representing education departments of opera houses and orchestras throughout Europe.
The 2010 Reseo Conference was hosted by the Komische Opera in Berlin. Dominic Alldis was invited to speak about his work with leadership and team development using the metaphor of music.
In 2005, Rolls Royce engaged Music & Management to provide a dinner presentation for their Sales Conference in Derby.
The starter course was followed by a musical interlude describing the skills need to conduct an orchestra. The main course was followed by some live jazz and a discussion about creativity and teamwork within the workplace. The evening concluded with an spontaneous percussion workshop.
Sandoz develops, produces and markets medicines that are no longer protected by patents, along with pharmaceutical and biotechnological active substances.
During 2010-14 Music & Management provided a series of interactive percussion workshops for their senior management teams at Rottach-Egern in Germany.
Siemens AG is Europe's largest engineering firm.
Dominic Alldis was the keynote speaker at the Mining Division Annual Conference in Berlin 2014, the Siemens Industry Software in Madrid 2014 and the Siemens Resellers Conference in Barcelona in 2015. He talked about leadership, collaboration and building trust within an orchestra, as well as improvisation and change within the world of jazz.
Teradata is a division of NCR Corporation, a global leader in enterprise data warehousing, analytic applications and data warehousing services.
In 2007, they invited Dominic Alldis to Barcelona to address 350 sales, marketing and professional services managers from Europe, Middle East and Africa. He talked about collaboration, listening and communication in music. The engagement was arranged by the London Speaker Bureau.
UFI is the international association of the exhibition industry.
In 2007, they invitied Dominic Alldis to address their 74th UFI Congress in Versailles, Paris. The speech entitled “All that Jazz – a musician’s perspective on leadership, teamwork and creativity” was given to 350 delegates. The engagement was arranged by London Speaker Bureau.
Unilever is the world’s third-largest consumer goods company.
In 2003 they engaged Dominic Alldis and the Pavao String Quartet to give an after-dinner presentation for their Senior Worldwide Buyers Forum. They were keen to hear the quartet talk about shared responsibility, passion, preparation and the pursuit of excellence. Entitled "The Classical Experience", the event included a performance of Ravel's String Quartet in F.
United Learning is an educational charity with 36 academies. They are free of charge to attend, non-selective and are open to students of all abilities and backgrounds and all faiths and none.
For their 2016 Annual Conference in Manchester, they invited Dominic Alldis to speak about leadership, communication and innovation in music. The engagement was arranged by Speakers Corner.
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) is a United Nations (UN) body formed in 1991 to strengthen the UN's response to complex emergencies and natural disasters. For their 2017 leaders conference in Montreux, Switzerland they invited Dominic Alldis of Music & Management to bring a musical perspective on leading diverse teams, influence rather than formal authority, improvisation in emergency situations and rotational leadership.
What If is an innovation consultancy, inventing new products, brands, and business models to help companies build their own innovation capabilities and cultures.
In 2010 they engaged Music & Management to present the orchestra experience for their client Pfizer. Dominic Alldis conducted the Chelsea Symphony in Beethoven’s 1st Symphony and led an interactive discussion about collaboration and trust within orchestras.
Since 2005, Music & Management has provided over 100 orchestral events for the senior leadership development program of WPP. Worldwide locations have included Athens, Bangkok, Barcelona, Beijing, Bogota, Budapest, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Chicago, Dubai, Istanbul, Jakata, Kuala Lumpur, Lima, London, Lucerne, Malmo, Mexico, Miami, Mumbai, Munich, New York, Paris, Prague, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shangai, Toronto and Warsaw. Key learning includes collaboration, listening, building of trust, creativity and non-verbal communication.
Wyeth Nutrition is part of Nestlé S.A. It develops premium-quality nutritional products scientifically-designed to meet the needs of infants and young children, as well as pregnant mothers.
Paris Virtuosi were asked to perform at the 2015 Wyeth Nutrition Annual Conference in Paris. Dominic Alldis then drew attention to the importance of shared responsibility, reliability and trust in both music and business.
Yamaha Pianos have earned a reputation for their excellent design, build quality and long-lasting performance. They've also become a leader in digital pianos, stage pianos, home keyboards and synthesizers.
In 2003, Yamaha Piano UK invited Dominic Alldis to address their senior management to discuss teamwork and collaboration at their headquarters in Milton Keynes.
Yorkshire Water is a water supply and treatment utility company servicing West Yorkshire, South Yorkshire, the East Riding of Yorkshire and part of North Lincolnshire.
In 2008, Dominic Alldis was invited to address senior managers and clients at their Conference entitled "Orchestrating Change”. The event included discussion about leadership and the orchestra, improvisation within minimal structures, as well as an interactive drumming workshop.